Joliet, Ill. – The University of St. Francis (USF) College of Education is offering educators free professional development through the new REAL Talk for Teachers webinar series. More information on REAL Talk and other upcoming education workshops and conferences at USF is available at

REAL Talk for Teachers (and future teachers) Series
Classroom Hacks: Remote & In-Person with
Julie Hafner and Jen Pierson
March 2 | 6–7 p.m. | Free

Have you ever wondered how some teachers make it seem so easy? Many amazing educators have learned tips of the craft to make the classroom flow smoothly. Even simple changes can make a big impact. Learn tips to make your remote and in-person classroom even better!

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REAL Talk for Teachers (and future teachers) Series
Resumes, Interviews, and Getting Hired
with Courtney Orzel and Pete Sullivan
March 16 | 6–7 p.m. | Free

What do hiring administrators look for in resumes and during the interview process? Valuable insight for those just starting out and experienced educators exploring new opportunities.  Learn how to tighten up a job search, stand out as an applicant, and connect with those who can support job search efforts.

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REAL Talk for Teachers (and future teachers) Series
Licensure Update with the Will County ROE
April 19 | 6–7 p.m. | Free

Our friends at the Will County ROE will join us to chat about current license renewal requirements and process, endorsements, and the latest news from the Illinois State Board of Education.

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The University of St. Francis, in Joliet, Ill., serves close to 4,000 students nationwide and offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and social work. There are over 51,000 USF alumni across the globe. For information, call 800-735-7500 or visit

University of St. Francis: Bigger thinking. Brighter purpose.

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